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    hi
    im new here i have found an old shell of some sort while magnet fishing in my local canal i have a picture i believe its gotta be from ww2? thanks for any help!

    gary
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    I am always cautious with old shells. Are you sure it is inert ????
    Neca eos omnes. Deus suos agnoscet.

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    The brass "Laufring" (ring that takes up the barrel rifling) reminds me of WW2 shell fragments I've dug up. If you don't see signs of rifling in the Laufring, I would probably stay away from it very faaaaaar.

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